The board of directors of the Marshalltown Central Business District (MCBD) is seeking a community leader who is passionate about supporting the businesses and downtown of Marshalltown, Iowa, to serve as executive director. Celebrating its 18th year as a Main Street Community the MCBD works to help build strong businesses, preserve its historic district, and create a beautiful downtown. Candidates who are self-driven, well organized, have outstanding communication skills and are passionate about building stronger communities are encouraged to apply. This is a full-time position.
Bachelor’s Degree and leadership experience in business, community development, administration, non-profit management or related field preferred
Demonstrated ability to manage the work of volunteers, committee chairs and day to day operations of a non-profit organization
Experience in community or agency leadership
Knowledge and Competency:
Administrative experience in leading a business, non-profit agency or organization
Successful leadership in recruiting and working with community partners, boards of directors, and volunteer groups
Ability to professionally represent the MCBD in and cultivate community involvement
Experience in managing fundraising efforts and the grant writing process
Skills in managing communications through online presence, social media, email and in person.
Experience recruiting and managing volunteer organizational leaders, committee chairs and project leads
Lead efforts to produce professional marketing materials, ability to manage all social media, and website maintenance
Ability to lead multiple projects in an effective and organized manner, with clear communication across the organization on actions and progress
Represent MCBD and serve as the liaison with civic, social, governmental, and nonprofit agencies to ensure the interests and goals of MCBD are fulfilled
Provide support to the MCBD Board of Directors and committee chairs though continuous communication, meeting preparation and follow up
Identify and cultivate new business, development and preservation opportunities
Assist in the development, management and implementation of the annual budget, policies and procedures and the strategic plan
Responsible for financial management of all MCBD accounts and reporting to the Treasurer and Board of Directors
Identify and secure grants opportunities for project and organizational funding
Assist downtown businesses and organizations in utilizing the services offered by the MBCD, Main Street Iowa and National Main Street programs
Maintain regular accessibility to those served by email, online social, & phone
Develop agendas, provide Directors Report, and assure that committee reports are complete for meetings of the Board of Directors
Retain and manage copies of all documents required for the operation of a non-profit, including Board of Directors meeting minutes, contracts, agreements, grant information
Support all MCBD board committees
Working with the Organization Committee, develop and deploy a marketing strategy across all channels, especially electronic
Maintain membership and donor records and manage communications with these groups
Interested candidates may email their resume by April 30th, 5 p.m. to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Please direct any questions about the position to email@example.com.
The Marshalltown Central Business District is an equal opportunity employer.